AECOM Senior Hydrogeologist in Orange, California

Business Line Environment

Position Title Senior Hydrogeologist

United States of America - California

Orange

Job Summary

AECOM is searching for a Senior Hydrogeologist with a numerical modeling background to add to our groundwater team. The right candidate will poses a strong groundwater modeling resume and have a background of leading hydrogeologic investigations at large, complex sites demonstrating history in the development of remedial strategies and closure: Statistical analysis of hydrogeologic data, well-field design, rehabilitations and installations, well-field design, contaminant fate and transport analyses, groundwater modeling using MODFLOW, FEFLOW, PEST and MT3D and MODPATH, LNAPL optimization; decision tree development; and preparation of feasibility studies and remedial action plans. They will participate in regular client and agency meetings and teleconferences and should be highly skilled in technical presentations and advocacy discussions. The right candidate will be familiar with the geology/hydrogeology of California area, statistical analysis of groundwater data, groundwater modeling and DNAPL/LNAPL investigations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical oversight of hydrogeological investigations, including contaminant delineation and remediation and water resources evaluations including SB610, SGMA groundwater basin safe yield assessments, and recharge modeling.

  • Numerical groundwater modeling using MODFLOW, FEFLOW, PEST and MT3D and MODPATH

  • Develop strategy for hydrogeologic/hydrologic characterization of groundwater and/or surface water systems

  • Provide interpretation of hydrogeologic data, statistical analyses supporting contaminant delineation and remedial alternatives analyses

  • Clearly present and communicate the findings internally, clients and to the LEA

  • Experience with USEPA, DTSC and SWRCB

  • Contribute effectively in team situations and establish strong relationships with other teams where overlap of client project work exists.

  • Interact with multi-discipline and multi-office teams within AECOM.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or Hydrogeology

  • 10+ years of professional experience in geological investigations, hydrogeologic applications, statistical analysis of hydrogeologic data, well design, rehabilitations and installations, well-field design, contaminant fate and transport analyses, groundwater modeling using MODFLOW, FEFLOW, PEST and MT3D and MODPATH.

  • Experience with groundwater basin water balance studies for basins in California is required, including understanding and having experience with various methodologies to evaluate groundwater recharge.

  • Experience with PHCs, VOCs, SVOCs and metals in groundwater; feasibility studies, groundwater remedial system and well-field design and performance evaluations.

  • Proficient in project management, including budget management and tracking.

  • Outstanding written and communication skills, and having a resume of relevant publications in the field of Hydrogeology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Hydrogeology

  • 15+ years' experience

  • PG, CHg preferred

  • SGMA knowledge and planning

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189239BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.